Cooking Class in Palermo with a visit to mercato del capo

Cooking Class in Palermo with a visit to mercato del capo

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Small group cooking class in Palermo with tastings

Palermo is a city that offers a lot in terms of history and art, in fact it is considered the capital of the island, but how much do you know about its culinary traditions? Find out with this cooking class in Palermo, delve into the quaint mercato del capo and taste the delicious street-food it has to offer!

Cooking class in Palermo with stop at Mercato del Capo highlights: 

  • Discover the recipes and traditions of Sicilian cuisine
  • Get advice on choosing seasonal ingredients from a professional chef
  • Step into the historic stands of the local market "mercato del capo" and try its street food
  • Learn how to cook three courses of traditional Sicilian cuisine
  • Delight in what you have prepared and receive a complimentary cookbook

Cooking class in Palermo with stop at Mercato del Capo

If you already know the taste of Palermo's gastronomic delights, you just have to learn how to reproduce them with your own hands! Join this cooking class and learn how to make three Sicilian dishes, but not before exploring all the nooks and crannies of mercato del capo together with our trained and qualified chef.

Take a tour of the famous Mercato del Capo 

A dedicated and knowledgeable professional chef will take you through the various stops of this tour, which includes a cooking class, but not before getting everything you need at the mercato del capo. This is a place where you can find delicacies of all kinds: seasonal fruits and vegetables, typical Sicilian products, meat and fish, in short, there is something for everyone! The chef will help you untangle the produce to unearth the freshest and highest quality ones to bring them back to the kitchen, where later the magic will happen! In addition to choosing the best products, you will be able to taste some of them as you go deeper into the heart of the market, discovering the authentic flavors of this wonderful territory.

Hands on ingredients, the cooking class begins!

The time has come for the real cooking class! In downtown Palermo, you've had the chance to try some of the region's tastiest dishes, but now it's your turn, put on your apron and start cooking with the chef who will accompany you in preparing a full menu. This may vary depending on the seasonal products available, however we can give you some clues as to what you will actually get your hands on: you may learn the secrets behind the preparation of arancine, the fried food emblem of Sicilian street food, or you will discover the tricks for making a workmanlike pasta alla norma. How could a Sicilian dinner end if not with a delicious cannolo? Watch how to make the perfect waffle, prepare the creamy filling, and make room in your stomach because you'll soon be tasting everything you've cooked!

Enjoy a mouthwatering complete menu with cookbook 

This is probably the most rewarding moment of the entire tour, when you will move from the cooking lesson to tasting the courses you have carefully prepared. Let yourself be enveloped in Sicilian flavors while accompanying them with the typical product of Marsala, its wine, which combines sweet, bitter and herbaceous flavors forming a unique mix of tastes. If you are in the company of your family, we will make sure that even the little ones can enjoy the experience with soft drinks to accompany the meal. You can also surprise your friends and family at home by reproducing the recipes in the complimentary cookbook you will receive at the end of this experience!